The detention in Egypt of nine doctors and paramedical personnel is only the latest attack on doctors dealing with the corona virus pandemic. The doctors were denouncing the deaths of front-line health care workers, as the country is struggling to control the pandemic and energize the economy with limited resources. The doctors were also critical More
In his column for the New York Times, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman expressed dismay that — even with coronavirus infection rates going through the roof across the country —Donald Trump is still acting like the health crisis is over and Americans should return to their normal lives.
At the outset of the corona crisis I wrote an article, about the essential uselessness of the term “corona cases“ in our public discourse at that moment. Leaning on the ideas of the Swiss linguist Saussure, who argued that all semantic meaning is relational, I described the term as a classic “empty” or “floating” signifier. Why? Because More
“The amount of money the government is throwing at companies is unprecedented. Normally when you write bigger checks, you should have more leverage, not less leverage.”
CDC principal deputy director Dr. Anne Schuchat said we’re “not even beginning to be over this.”
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Trump and Pence on Monday were busy trying to spread the Big Lie that the …
Health experts have long warned about a second peak in Covid-19, and now a rise in cases has pushed Arizona to tell its hospitals to activate emergency plans.
At least 28 states are not following US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on reporting new Covid-19 cases — half of which saw the trend of new cases increasing in the last week.
Lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, closed schools, and canceled public events prevented millions of Covid-19 coronavirus cases and deaths, according to two new peer-reviewed studies in the journal Nature.